It was a big day for the Blackfeet tribe today.
Wednesday morning, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a negotiated settlement with an energy company to cancel oil and gas leases in the Badger Two Medicine area considered sacred to the tribe.
The Blackfeet water rights compact passed out of a key House committee Wednesday, moving next to the full House.
A Blackfeet woman who led a 15-year legal fight against the federal government over mismanagement of Indian trust funds will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the nation's highest civilian honor.